Posted On: 06/9/18 11:02 PM
Mountain View High School defeated Campo Verde 54-45 at the Arizona Summer Shootout held at Campo Verde High School in Gilbert, AZ.
Here are four of the top performers from the game on June 9.
Mountain View Toros:
- Karson Sherwood
The center dominated the paint in the minutes he played, appearing nearly unstoppable from the right block. Much larger than just about anybody Campo Verde could throw at him, he had his way on the offensive end. The Toros substituted frequently in the exhibition game with a large team, so he did not play as much as he would in a league game. However, he was extremely effective in the minutes he was out there.
- Zach Lyons
What Sherwood gave Mountain View in the starting unit, Lyons provided the bench unit from the paint. Scoring on post moves and drives from the perimeter, he produced shots both for himself and others near the hoop. He also was a rim protector, collecting several blocks. With the amount of substituting Mountain View did, it was hard to tell what his role will be, but he should be a real contributor going forward with the team.
Campo Verde Coyotes:
- Brock McDowell
Like Mountain View, much of the offense for the Coyotes ran through the team’s big men, led by McDowell. But, he had the ball more than typical big men, dribbling a lot and running the offense from the top of the key looking for penetration and open passes for teammates.
- Payton MacLay
MacLay had a solid night from the perimeter as well, bullying his way to the paint for lay ups attempts and to draw fouls. But, his bigger contribution came on the defensive end, in the form of the highlight play of the game. Recognizing that his teammate had the ball stolen from him, MacLay sprinted back for a surprise block on a transition lay up attempt, swatting it into the stands.